Sainsbury's launches mince pies for dogs so pooches can feel festive

Sainsbury's launches mince pies for dogs so pooches can feel festive

It’s not a mince pie, but Sainsbury’s is selling festive chicken, duck and cranberry-flavoured products, as well as deli sticks that taste like turkey, duck and goose.

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

'Riddled with exclusions': pet insurers slapped with a Shonky award

She looked at the fine print of her pet insurance product for the first time and discovered that, although the accident insurance she purchased covered poisoning, the definition was very narrow.

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Know the ingredients you need to avoid in your dog’s grooming products

Know the ingredients you need to avoid in your dog’s grooming products

Nowadays, most of us check the ingredient list of beauty or personal care products and ensure that the face wash or shampoo is sulphate or SLS free, the night cream or body lotion does not contain paraben and what not.

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

Petting dogs, cats may reduce stress in students

"Just 10 minutes can have a significant impact," students in our study that interacted with cats and dogs had a significant reduction in cortisol, a major stress hormone," said Patricia Pendry, Associate Professor at Washington State University.

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

New Yorker's trick to beat rule that dogs can only travel if they fit in a bag

Yes, that’s a dog in a blue Ikea bag (Picture: Twitter/ Christopher Sebela)The subway in New York has a very strange rule that only permits dogs to travel on trains if they are small enough to fit in a bag.

Dog sex dolls are the pet accessory that will haunt your dreams

Dog sex dolls are the pet accessory that will haunt your dreams

The product was made by French design agency Feel Addicted, and has been marketed online as the ‘Hot Doll Game Sex for Dogs Toy No Doll Inflatable Sex Toy Dog’.

'That's not a bag': man with dog bends New York subway rule and gets denied

'That's not a bag': man with dog bends New York subway rule and gets denied

But New Yorkers love a loophole, and so while the MTA probably meant dogs carried in purpose-built crates, subway riders quickly got inventive with tote bags and rucksacks – pushing the law to its high-fashion limits.

How Brexit can CRACK DOWN on evil puppy smugglers - RSCPA urge MPs to act

How Brexit can CRACK DOWN on evil puppy smugglers - RSCPA urge MPs to act

Smuggled beagle puppy being checked after being seized at port (Image: RSPCA )The RSPCA says greater border security could thwart smugglers trafficking thousands of puppies into the UK every year – many too young and sick to be sold legally to families.

Owner tried to blame girl, 4, after she was savaged by her dog and won’t apologise

Owner tried to blame girl, 4, after she was savaged by her dog and won’t apologise

Tillie Vasey, four, suffered horrendous injuries to her face and needed multiple operations (Picture: family handout/SWNS) Tillie’s mum Leanne says her daughter has been left ‘with no confidence’ (Picture: family handout/SWNS)She narrowly avoided jail but Judge Simon Newell hit out at her ‘wholly irresponsible’ reaction to the attack that could easily have killed the little girl.

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Can Humans Get Fleas: What to Do If You Find Fleas or Flea Bites

Second, humans aren’t hairy enough to provide ample hiding coverage or the warm environment that dog fleas seek in a home. This is important to remember because adult fleas may emerge into the environment a considerable time after you apply insecticides in your home.

New Technology Will Let You Play with your Dog or Cat Anywhere!

New Technology Will Let You Play with your Dog or Cat Anywhere!

Petcube Inc., formed by three friends from the Ukraine, is poised to release a very exciting new product aimed specifically at pet parents and their pets. Petcube will help dog and cat lovers play with their pets even when they can’t be in the same room.

Dog food made from insects to go on sale in UK for first time

Dog food made from insects to go on sale in UK for first time

Environmental experts have long recommended insects as a relatively sustainable food source that could help end world hunger and reduce the damaging environmental impact of meat production.

These are the best cat litters, according to a vet

These are the best cat litters, according to a vet

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Chewing Their Way to the Top

Chewing Their Way to the Top

But what really intrigues us about the Nature Gnaws story is the example it sets for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to change the world one product at a time. Steve: We were having a hard time trying to find 100 percent natural chews to give our own dogs.

Dog pajamas allow owners to curl up with their pets in matching outfits

Dog pajamas allow owners to curl up with their pets in matching outfits

4. PajamaGram Family Christmas Pajamas Set, $25+, Amazon 7. PajamaGram Matching Personalized Family Christmas Pajamas, $18+, Amazon This set comes with a dog hoodie and matching pajama pants for the humans. 9. PajamaGram Matching Candy Cane Fleece Christmas Pajamas, $20+, Amazon

Pet Food Recalled after Salmonella Concerns

Pet Food Recalled after Salmonella Concerns

According to James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs, the company ‘Bravo Pet Foods’ is now recalling one of their products due to a possible Salmonella contamination. Limbach reports, Bravo Pet Foods is also recalling 3 other products, however, they did not test positive for Salmonella.

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina

Chewy Customer Service Stories: Meet Taina “I get the same homey experience from the pet store that I do here at Chewy,” Taina says.

Dog rescued from ventilation duct in Virginia

Dog rescued from ventilation duct in Virginia

Dog rescued from ventilation duct in Virginia copied! Firefighters were called to a home in West Springfield, Virginia, where a small dog was stuck in a ventilation duct. The final extraction was a delicate operation, but they were able to reach in and safely fetch the dog.

How to Treat Ear Mites in Dogs

How to Treat Ear Mites in Dogs

Ear mites are spread by physical contact between animals and are more common in cats. Many of the same medications used to prevent fleas and ticks also kill ear mites. How to Prevent Ear Mites in Dogs